|Quoting MD88Captain (Reply 1):
So how long will he be without a license before he can get it back?
he gets it back. He'll probably end up defending in some civil lawsuits as a result of the property damage as well.
If it turns out that it's bad pilot judgment that the NTSB and FAA determine (which is almost certain), he shouldn't get it back. Now, if he'd been going in on 20, they'd probably have ended up dead. 2 has the benefit of having development and paved surfaces off of the arrival end. 20 has trees, a railway embankment and a rock quarry pit,
Having grown up in Chattanooga, I was always surprised that no one has done this until now. Back until a few years ago, the best Chinese restaurant in town (New Peking Restaurant) was located directly under the approach path to 02. A couple of years before I moved to TUS
, they sold out to the local automobile dealership and moved into a new, smaller building down Brainard Road. That there is the Brainard Town Center, just across the street from the former restaurant site.
[Edited 2007-09-22 06:31:33]
"When a man runs on railroads over half of his lifetime he is fit for nothing else-and at times he don't know that."